TinHead (Genesis)

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On the edge of the universe, the evil intergalactic goblin Grim Squidge has captured and imprisoned all the stars. He has now scattered them across to faraway planets. While this is happening, a nearby space station picks up a distress signal. Tinhead, guardian of the edge of the universe, hears the cries for help and hurries to the rescue.

TinHead is a platform game. Some exploration is required to find the exit or gather extra health or points. Attacking enemies is done by shooting them with small metal orbs that come out of TinHead's head. He can shoot them in three different directions: diagonal upward, straight, or just let them jump out and bounce over the ground. The direction is chosen by using a specific button.


TinHead Genesis The only way is up, and then back down
TinHead Genesis Main menu
TinHead Genesis Watch the spikes
TinHead Genesis Plot intro

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Video Games & Computer Entertainment Sep, 1994 8 out of 10 80
Sega-16.com Aug 10, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jul, 1994 32 out of 50 64


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Cancelled versions

TinHead was also in development for Amiga, SNES, and the Atari Jaguar but none of the ports were released.
James Reed (111) added TinHead (Genesis) on Aug 19, 2005